Service User’s Guide


Delph House was built in 1850; the Home occupies the Old Manor House.

Mrs. Haigh has owned the building since 1996.  It is situated in Broadstone, 4 miles from Poole Town Centre and 3 miles from Wimborne, a short walk from the town and bus stop, in a quiet residential area; the front aspect of the home over looks the golf course.

The Nursing Wing is the older home with its own unique character; it was once the ‘Country Manor’ and retains some of the original fittings.  As the Home grew in popularity and demands, so did the building.  It has been extended to accommodate 7 extra single rooms, 3 en-suites.  There are 3 double rooms the remaining single, a large lounge and conservatory.  All rooms are comfortably furnished, each room has a television point, and you may wish to have a telephone line installed.  Each room has a drawer with a key for you to secure any valuables.

The Residential Wing is the new extension, completed in August 2000. It has 14 beds, of which there are 2 double rooms these have accommodated married couples in their time, and remaining rooms have en-suite facilities.  The residential bedrooms have door keys for your use.  There is a separate Dining Room, Lounge and Conservatory. All accommodation conforms to the National Care Standards Commission, which came into affect in April 2002.

Our clients are aged 65 and over, but there is provision available for the under 65’s.

Service User’s are encouraged to bring in their own possessions and small items of furniture.  Towels and bed linen are provided but service users may use their own if they prefer.

The Home provides care for elderly Service Users, promoting independence and encouraging family involvement.  We welcome applicants from all walks of life and with many different needs.

All service user’s are assured that they will be treated with respect and dignity according to their individual needs and wishes.